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A Note on Socialism (Addendum to a Previous Post)

Back in December of 2013, I wrote a lengthy (20 page) post concerning Socialism and Communism, A Rebuttal: Socialism, Communism, and ArroganceThe substance of that post was aimed at pointing out the differences between  1,275 more words

Reading Marx's Capital with David Harvey, Lecture 1

LUMPENPROLETARIAT—“There are a lot of serious people, who have really thought about the world very hard. And they’ve seen certain things about the world. And what they have seen is our resource. 106 more words

Political Economy

Mr Bell At Highgate Cemetery

It feels a bit weird going to a cemetery for a day out but I’ve been told that Highgate Cemetery is well worth a visit. 784 more words

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Real Money And The Jewish Dialectic


Karl Marx is the father of communism.

He wrote about the Hegelian dialectic—a conflict between thesis and antithesis that resolves in synthesis.

The dialectic embodies the spirit of the Jewish Talmud that what appears to be contradictory has a hidden resolution. 734 more words

Jewish Question

Why good socialism is better than bad capitalism


“Democracy is the road to socialism” – Karl Marx

Capitalism and socialism are somewhat opposing schools of thought in economics. The central arguments in the socialism/capitalism debate are about economic equality and the role of government: socialists believe economic inequality is bad for society and the government is responsible for reducing it via programs that benefit the poor. 929 more words


Material Girl!

Materialism – a term de jour academes love to fling around. It adds serious weight to any bar conversation and we could rattle on about a definition, but in 4our words: 314 more words